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Meaning and name origin

Santiago \s(a)-ntia-go, san-tiago\ as a boy's name is pronounced sahn-tee-AH-go. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Santiago is "Saint James". A blended form of Saint Diego; Diego is a Spanish form of James. James the Greater (of the two apostles by that name) is the patron saint of Spain.


Variations

Santiago has 5 variant forms: Sandiago, Sandiego, Santeago, Santiaco and Santigo.

For more information, see also the related boy name Iago.


Popularity

Santiago is a very popular first name for males (#450 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#308 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Santiago for boys. Santiago reached its highest rank of #115 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Santiago name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Santiago outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Santiago and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are James (#9), Santiago (#115) and Diego (#129). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Diego, James, Santiago in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Diego, James outside U.S.

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